France-Canada. Direction: Sandra Desmazières. Production: Dora Benousilio, Julie Roy / Les Films de l'Arlequin, Office National du Film du Canada (ONF). Screenplay: Sandra Desmazières. Animation: Sandra Desmazières, Janet Perlman, Eva Cvijanović, Jing Wang, Keyu Chen, Inspidea. Music: Manuel Merlot. Edition: Guerric Catala. Running time: 15 min.
LANGUAGE: French / SUBTITLES: Spanish
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
This is the story of two sisters separated after the Vietnam war. Thao, the youngest, is 15. She'll flee Vietnam by boat to a refugee camp on the island of Pualu Bidong, Malaisia. Sao Maï, the eldest is 17. She will stay in Vietnam with her parents. In her loneliness she lives with the ghosts of the past. An epistolary relationship will feed their lives for over 15 years.